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Hungary: Beginning of a new era at Audi

Electric vehicles

Hungary: Beginning of a new era at Audi

Audi Hungaria is preparing for the newest age of the history of the company: the serial production of e-motors will start in Győr in 2018 – as announced to press. The first pieces of production machinery have already been integrated into the manufacturing process. read...

Czech Republic: A Chance for Europe

Future changes

Czech Republic: A Chance for Europe

The present period is a turbulent one – what we were previously adapted to for generations is at present a question of one year and perhaps only several months. read...

Poland: Increased pace necessary

Innovations in Poland

Poland: Increased pace necessary

Investment in innovation is a necessary factor which on the one hand ensures dynamic development and on the other hand enables equal rivalry with foreign competitors. In Poland, despite a clear improvement in recent years, there is still a lot to make up for in terms of industry innovation as well as innovation of the economy as a whole. read...

Hungary: How to deal with increasing workforce shortage?

Labour market

Hungary: How to deal with increasing workforce shortage?

The problem of workforce shortage is perceived with an increasing concern by the management of Hungarian companies. This is regarded as the main obstacle of growth in every sector today. read...

Poland: Good prospects for growth

Robotic industry

Poland: Good prospects for growth

Although still behind the leaders on the industrial robots market, Poland’s robotics industry grows rather dynamically. The demand for robots depends mainly on the situation in the automotive industry which is doing quite well. Good news is also a recovery in some other industry sectors. read...

Czech Republic: Practice teaches best

University education

Czech Republic: Practice teaches best

One of the most frequent topics in the Czech Republic these days is the professional level of teachers at technical universities. read...

Poland: Optimistic expectations

Steel market

Poland: Optimistic expectations

Highest steel use since 1989 along with a slight simultaneous decrease in production of this material – this was the last year in Polish steel market in times of quite poor economic conditions, stagnation in investments, and influx of cheap steep from eastern markets. This year, however, is forecasted to be way more optimistic, although the dangers that the steel industry will have to face haven't disappeared. read...

Czech Republic: Distorted qualities

Integrated systems

Czech Republic: Distorted qualities

I have recently participated in several debates discussing what will people be doing if they will not be able to become professionally incorporated in modern firms with integrated 4.0 industry systems. read...

Hungary: Industrial digitalisation for Hungarian companies

Digitalisation

Hungary: Industrial digitalisation for Hungarian companies

More and more such devices and technologies have become available by today with which manufacturing companies can significantly increase their production and improve their operation. read...

Czech Republic: From the deception to the disruption mode

Times of change

Czech Republic: From the deception to the disruption mode

We are lucky (or misfortunate – as with a half-filled glass) to live in a period of great uncertainty and unknowns and at the same time also of challenges read...

Hungary: Engineers would like to develop self-driven cars

Hungarian Engineers

Hungary: Engineers would like to develop self-driven cars

The job-market situation of the Hungarian engineers has been examined recently, and it was found that the Hungarian engineers are extremely ambitious and professionally committed. Most of them choose a workplace on the basis of where most professional challenge and exciting tasks are offered to them. read...

Poland: Recovery of electronic and electric engineering industry

Electronical Industries

Poland: Recovery of electronic and electric engineering industry

Following a few years of decreased production of the majority of electronics and electric engineering products, the first half of 2017 has brought a recovery to this branch of industry. Computers, radio/television equipment, electrical engines, transformers and generators remain the hallmarks of the Polish electronics and electrical engineering industries. read...

Hungary: Laser center in Szeged

Laser center

Hungary: Laser center in Szeged

The premises of ELI-ALPS, a laser research facility in Szeged, has been opened recently. Basic and applied research is being done in the Szeged laser research centre, touching mainly fields of physics, biology, chemistry, medicine and material science. read...

Poland: Employees needed urgently

Labour Market

Poland: Employees needed urgently

In June 2017 Poland’s unemployment rate was the lowest in 26 years. According to the government’s data, the unemployment rate was only 7.1%, i.e. about 0.3 percentage points lower than in the previous month and 1.6 percentage points lower than a year ago. read...

Hungary: Cost savings by digitalisation at the largest Hungarian exporter

Business Development

Hungary: Cost savings by digitalisation at the largest Hungarian exporter

The Veresegyház factory of GE Power increases its efficiency with its own digital technology. The company manufacturing gas turbine powerplants and accessories, contributing 4% to the gross Hungarian export, has decreased its maintenance costs by 25% in the recent four years with the help of predictive technologies. read...

Poland: In times of change

Mining in Poland

Poland: In times of change

Polish bituminous coal market faces huge changes to find its place in the EU’s climate policy and at the same time to guarantee Poland’s energy security in both economic and ecological aspects. read...

Hungary: Future forming strategies at Bosch

Business Development

Hungary: Future forming strategies at Bosch

Bosch Hungary, supplier of technologies and services, has an increasing significance in the international world of Bosch. read...

Poland: Good economic situation a boost for Polish machinery industry

Machine Market

Poland: Good economic situation a boost for Polish machinery industry

Positive feedback from the Polish economy over the last few months, especially the growing economic situation in the industrial processing sector, are promises of bright future for the machinery industry in Poland, and it can be almost for sure assumed now that 2017 will be the fourth consecutive year to see the record numbers of machines and equipment sold. read...

Czech Republic: The role of 3D printing technology in the innovation process

3D Printing Technology

Czech Republic: The role of 3D printing technology in the innovation process

An increasing number of companies apply 3D printing technology already in the early phase of the innovation process in order to identify the customer´s needs at its beginning. read...

When will the Czech Republic approach Western Europe?

Development

When will the Czech Republic approach Western Europe?

The optimism of us, at that time Czechoslovak citizens, that we could catch up with the West in two decades, disappeared in thin air. Now we know that it will not be in the next two decades, not even in three and, who knows, if ever, because... read...

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